I just landed in Key West
Beach, found a great anchorage; got through 50 mph winds in a squall by surprise, and my 25 lb or so danforth with. 60 ft of chain held me.
Great holding, will deploy my cqr
tomorrow. The only thing that sucks here is the flies. Man, they come in packs. I kill 20 our so, and an hour later another 20 have arrived.
Its Labor Day weekend, so the hardware
store is closed, and none of the bodegas have fly paper or fly swatters. My friend asked why I don't make my own? So I tried it.
I took a sheet of drawing paper and wet it down with my shower/dish washer bug sprayer. I applied gorilla glue and spread it around with a knife. Then I sprinkled the whole sheet with sugar.
An hour later, I have nine flies stuck, and the rest of the pack is checking it out.
search found a recipe that uses sugar, honey, and heavy paper. I'm going to try that recipe next, as my gorilla glue seems to lose its stickiness really fast.
Anyone have any tried and true solutions?
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